Husker wrestling practice
Head coach Mark Manning puts his Cornhusker wrestling team through an afternoon wrestling practice in their wrestling room at the Devaney Center. The start by going over some leg finishes and defenses, then drill on their own and go live. The workout gets finished up with some stance motion drills and lift-and-return drills.
The Nebraska wrestling team goes through a morning lift at the Devaney Center on their campus. The team lifts in waves with a group coming in every hour from 6-10 to give them all a chance to sleep in.
Howe Howe Howe
Jordan Burroughs is well aware that everyone is eagerly awaiting a match up between him and the defending 165lb national champ Andrew Howe from Wisconsin but that will have to wait until later this season. For now he is just grateful to be healthy and takes nothing for granted after having to sit out a year after winning his own national title. An NCAA title this year is just one more step in the process as his ultimate goal is to win an Olympic gold in 2012.
Jordan Burroughs makes a 30 yrd field goal
Jordan makes a field goal from the 20 yard line, Craig Brester gives it a shot but comes up wide right and Jason Powell nearly scores the ground rule double.
Husker weigh room
Take a look at the main Husker weight room training facility at teh University of Nebraska.
Athletic training room
Here is a look at the main athletic training room at the University of Nebraska main athletic training room, it is extensive and has everything that any athlete would need to get themselves better.
Bryan Snyder Back at Nebraska
After a very successful career at Nebraska Bryan Snyder eventually left Lincoln and bounced around to a few places coaching and working on higher education. He got out of wrestling altogether because he wanted to change the world, but it was during through his continuing education that he realized his true love was wrestling and he got back into the sport he loves.
Tussle on the Turf
An event three years in the making....Brandon "The Gunner" Rigoni versus Mark "The Grappler" Manning. An epic battle.
Snyder spider prank
Brandon Browne found a spider in his garage and brought it to the office to pull a prank on Bryan Snyder who is afraid of spiders.
Jordan Burroughs in the baby seat
Jordan Burroughs gets caught sitting in the baby seat in the back of the car.
Attempts from the 30
The Nebraska assistant coaches, along with Jordan Burroughs and Mark Bader, take their turns at trying to kick a 40 yard field goal inside the Nebraska football stadium. They later decided it would be better to try from the 20 yard line.
New wrestling facility
Brandon Browne gives us a look at the plans for the expansion onto the Devaney Center at the University of Nebraska which includes a new wrestling room which will have three 50'x50' mats.
Lewis Training Table- FOOD
Coach Snyder shows us around the Lewis Training Table which is the dining facility that is available to all of the student athletes at Nebraska. It has a wide variety of food and everything the athletes need to fuel their diets.
Training room next to wrestling room
Jason Powell shows us the training room in the Devaney Center which is right next to the current wrestling room.
Craig Brester as a coach
The always outspoken Craig Brester talks about transitioning into a coach after his college career ended. He still has thoughts about competing in freestyle and says he just needs to make a decision and go with it.
Snyder's take on the new wrestling room
Bryan Snyder gives us a look at what the new wrestling room is going to look like and the places he is going to push Brandon Browne around the room. Browne calls Synder a liar.
Brester and Snyder finally decide to work
Mark Bader has been hanging out with the coaches for much of the day and finally 20 minutes before afternoon practice Craig Brester and Bryan Snyder decided to do a little office work.
Manning's best and worst
Mark Manning discusses the biggest challenges in being a D1 wrestling head coach as well as what he enjoys about it the most.
Indoor football field
A look at the indoor football training facility.
10 and out First Down
Bryan Snyder connects with Craig Brester on a 10 and out as Flowrestling pressures the passer.
Josh Ihnen is ready to contend
Josh had an ok freshman season and turned it on at the NCAA tournament where he lost in the round of 12. He had high expectations but said the confidence just wasn't there. Now he knows what he is capable of and plans on contending for a national title.
The Nebraska academic center
Academic coordinator Alvin Banks shows us around the academic center and tells us about all the opportunities available for the student athletes.
Maggies Veggie Wraps
Bryan Snyder shows us a little bit of Lincoln and took us to Maggie's Veggie Wraps for a breakfast burrito that was delicious!
Manning on Nebraska
Mark Manning has been at Nebraska for 10 years and he talks about his experience at the University over the past decade. He credits not only the people involved with wrestling, but the entire athletic department and their philosophy as one of the reasons he has been able to have success at the Nebraska.
Tony Ersland in 5th season with Huskers
Tony Ersland is in his 5th season with the Cornhuskers and he talks about his experience with Nebraska and how he feels about this year's team.
Mark Manning does not have a lot of free time outside of wrestling but the time he does have he spends with his family.
Hewit Training Center
Assistant head coach Tony Ersland shows us the enterance to the Hewit Training Center where every student athlete that graduates gets their name displayed on the pillars.
Jordan Burroughs shows us the student union on the campus.
New facility under construction
A quick look at the construction of the expansion to the Devaney Center which will house a brand new state of the art wrestling facility.